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Groundhog Day 2015

Event Meet Sir Walter Wally the groundhog and get his prognostication for the next six weeks! 02/02/2015 - 10:00am

Junior Geologist

Summer Camp Adventurers wanted! Discover the dynamic world of North Carolina geology by creating a geologic time scale, investigating plate tectonics and seeing the Museum’s fossil collection. 07/13/2015 - 8:45am

Junior Naturalist

Summer Camp This camp offers a true field experience as young scientists investigate the diversity of plants and animals living within the Raleigh city limits. Sharpen your observation skills as a citizen scientist by identify dragonflies by the pond or helping record biodiversity on the prairie. 06/15/2015 - 8:30am

Learn to Geocache

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Want to have a fun, safe, outdoor activity you can do alone or with family and friends? Come learn about the basics of GPS technology and create your own geocache. 05/14/2015 - 6:00pm

Longleaf Lifelong Hike

Workshop or Trip We will visit sites in the sandhills area of the state with staff from the NC Nature Conservancy to learn about the longleaf pine forest and some of those restoration efforts. 03/11/2015 - 8:00am

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join us for lunch between your morning and afternoon camps for rising K to 1st grade. Each day we will enjoy our lunches and then either play a game, make a craft, or watch a live nature show. 06/22/2015 - 12:15pm

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join us for lunch between your morning and afternoon camps for rising K to 1st grade. Each day we will enjoy our lunches and then either play a game, make a craft, or watch a live nature show. 07/20/2015 - 12:15pm

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join us for lunch between your morning and afternoon camps for rising K to 1st grade. Each day we will enjoy our lunches and then either play a game, make a craft, or watch a live nature show. 07/06/2015 - 12:15pm

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join us for lunch between your morning and afternoon camps for rising K to 1st grade. Each day we will enjoy our lunches and then either play a game, make a craft, or watch a live nature show. 07/27/2015 - 12:15pm

Measuring Your Way from Here to There

Family Program We will test out various measuring devices from the ancient cross-staff to the modern laser distance finder. By the end of class each student will be able to confidently use some basic math to find their location or measure the height of any tree in their backyard. 03/04/2015 - 10:00am

Member Exclusive Director’s Lunch

Event Emlyn Koster, Museum Director, cordially invites Museum Members to an exclusive Sunday Lunch. 02/08/2015 - 1:30pm

Microscopic Explorations

Workshop or Trip Learn how to use two different types of microscopes – stereoscopic (dissecting) and compound – to investigate the microscopic details of life around you. 01/29/2015 - 6:30pm

Mitchell Mill Hike

Workshop or Trip Join us as we hike Mitchell Mill State Natural Area, a large granite pluton that stretches 50 miles from Johnston County to the Virginia border. 04/29/2015 - 9:00am

Moths at Night

Citizen Science, Family Program Celebrate National Moth Week with the Museum at Prairie Ridge! 07/18/2015 - 8:00pm

Mountain Birding Weekend

Workshop or Trip For birders of all levels, brush up on your birding skills as we explore some beautiful mountain habitats with the Museum's staff. 05/15/2015 - 9:00am

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